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Syllabus for the post of Associate Professor (B-19) in Radiology
in the Health D department nt
Advt. No. : 03/2023
i. MBBS or equivalent qualification recognized/registered by the PMC.
ii. FCPS/MS/MD in the respective specialty OR other equivalent qualification in the relevant specialty
recognized/registered by the PMC.
iii. Five-year teaching experience as an Assistant Professor in the respective specialty.
iv. At least three research papers in the Standard Medical Journal.
1. Describe Aetiology, Pathophysiology, and principles of diagnosis and
management of common problems including emergencies, in adults
and children.
2. Body Imaging with the proper clinical and radiologic indications
including scientific principles in:
Basic radiation biology and radiation protection Basic radiopharmacy and radioche mistry
Principles of tracer technology Diagnostic imaging: mode o f pharmaceutical uptake; normal and
abnormal appearances o f images, normal variants and common artifacts in bone, heart, lung,
kidney, brain, thyroid, tu mor and infecti on images. Therapeutic applications: basic principles of
ra dionuclide therapy; treatment of hyperthyroidis m, thyroid cancer and metastatic bone pain.
Principles o f radiation protection: ALARA (as low as reasonably a chievable), ALARP (a s low a s
reasonably practicable). Diagnosis and treatment of thyroid diseases. Tracer kinetics
computing and image processing Radiobiology including the biological effects of high and low
levels of radiation linear hypothesis and the threshold hypothesis of the biological respo nse to
low-level radiation the effective dose equivalent and the calculation of radiation dose from
radiopharmaceuticals. Radiopharmacy Properties of commonly used diagnostic and
therapeutic radiopharmacy cuticles Production of radionuclides by reactors, cyclotrons and
radionuclide generators Quality assurance and quality control of radiopharmaceuticals.
Principles of radiology including dual-energy X-ray absorption (DEXA), ultrasound, CT, and MRI
imaging  Learning of cross-sectional anatomy Correlative imaging of NM images and those from
other imaging techniques Special diagnostic investigations in cardiology, lung disease,
gastroenterology, hepatobiliary diseases, nephron-urology, neurology and psychiatry,
endocrinology, hematology, oncology, and infection Therapeutic applications s Treatment of
bone metastases, neuroendocrine tumors, and other malignancies as well as po scythe mia.
3. Use of radio-labeled monoclonal antibodies and peptides for tumor
4. State the physiologic properties, proper concentrations, and proper
indications for the use of the following contrast material:
Barium  Water-soluble contrast media (oral Hypaque or Gastrografin) Io nic intravenous
contrast media N on-ionic intravenous contrast med ia
5. Discuss the following information about Glucagon:
Proper indications and dosages used in GI radiology Physiologic effects Side effects
6. List the high-risk factors for allergic reaction to intravenous contrast
media and their treatment
7. Basic knowledge of the equipment to be used during fluoroscopy,
including proper kilo voltage (KV) techniques for the various
procedures, radiation safety features of the machines, and proper
radiation safety techniques.
8. Ultrasound
9. Chest Radiology
10. Musculoskeletal Radiology
11. Gastrointestinal Radiology
12. Genitourinary Radiology
13. Neuro and Head &neck-Radiology
14. Paediatric Radiology
15. Breast Imaging
16. Vascular and Interventional Radiology
17. Emergency Radiology
18. Radiological Skills and Procedures:
Plain film Barium Enema Barium Meal Small Bowel Barium Enema Sialogram T-Tube
cholangiogram Knee Ar arthrogram Sinogram/Fistulogram Leg Ven ogram Angiographic
Examination Hyst erosalp ingogram Lymphang iogram Abd ominal Ultrasoun d Obstetrics and
Gynecology Neonatal Brain Angiography Myelogram CT Brain & Spine Reporting CT Neck
and Base of Skull Reporting CT Abdomen & Pelvis Reporting CT Chest Reporting MRI
Reporting Excretion Urography Retrograde Pyelography Micturating Cystourethrogra m
Small parts ultrasound  Portable Ultrasonography Ma mammography Radi o nuclide scanning
Posted : 03/08/2023 5:23 pm